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Glyn Davis

Audio podcast

Does Australia have a gambling problem?

Based on per captia spending, Australians are the world’s most prolific gamblers. In 2017, Australians lost nearly $24 billion to gambling, more than half of which was poured into pokie machines at pubs and clubs across the country.
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To quota or not to quota

A target to achieve 30% female representation on the boards of Australia's largest companies is 'slipping out of reach', a recent report by the Australian Institute of Company Directors warns.
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The battle for academic freedom in Europe

The Central European University (CEU) in Budapest has become a symbolic battleground between liberal internationalism and a rising tide of populist nationalism. Its future is under threat after the Hungarian government, led by Prime Minister Viktor Orban, announced new higher education laws, which the University...
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Where did all the money go?

For over a quarter of a century Australia has escaped recession. It is a remarkable achievement, close to a global record. Yet despite continuous growth, Australia scrambles to make ends meet. This is the eighth year of a national budget deficit. So with a federal...
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Australia is a wealthy nation, so why can't we balance the books?

For over a quarter of a century Australia has escaped recession. It is a remarkable achievement, close to a global record. Yet despite continuous growth, Australia scrambles to make ends meet. This is the eighth year of a national budget deficit.